Death of coal miners: Margherita Police registered case against David Hakhun

Dying of coal miners: Margherita Police registered case towards David Hakhun

TINSUKIA: The Margherita Police have registered a suo moto case towards David Hakhun alias David Nagaa, resident of Malou Pahar in reference to dying of three coal miners on Sunday night time that occurred on account of poisonous fuel explosion in coal seam who had been amongst many engaged by David in unlawful rat-hole coal mining at Malou hill in Tirap Tribal Belt beneath Ledo Out Submit. He has been booked in case no 251/2022 u/s 120(B)/302/201/379 IPC &R/W Sec 3 of PDPP Act.

Although involvement of Hakhun in age-old rat gap mining was a longtime truth, the police did not act towards him in absence of any proof. The police might register a case towards him solely after restoration of useless our bodies on Monday night, mentioned Debojit Deori, Superintendent of Police Tinsukia including that this was for the primary time {that a} case has been registered towards suspected NSCN linkman.

He additional knowledgeable that 8 different individuals apprehended on this connection for investigation had been assumed to offer additional lead into unlawful coal mining whereas police have launched huge hunt to hint Hakhun on both aspect of NSCN infested Assam-Arunachal border, mentioned Deori.

The world falls throughout the demarcated areas of Tirap RF beneath Digboi Forest Division and out of doors coal mining leased areas of Coal India Restricted. The autopsy examinations of the deceased have been carried out at Tinsukia.

In the meantime, the central committee of Worldwide Human Rights Council has directed itsTinsukia district committee to submit an in depth report on points like-the reason behind dying of three coal miners and fixing accountability; whether or not the administration was conscious of unlawful mining, if recognized why the administration didn’t take steps for eviction and so forth and to ahead the report inside 10 days to be submitted to the central authorities. The committee can also be suggested to utilise drone know-how if required, said in a press launch issued its secretary L Ratan Singh.

3 coal miners useless in Tinsukia district, 4 injured in mishap